Jennie Lin

Attorney

Jennie Lin is a Legal Editor in estate planning at Nolo. She writes for Nolo.com and other sites in the Nolo Network and edits a variety of Nolo books. 

Legal career. Previously, Jennie was an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York, where she worked in several practice areas before settling into international arbitration. She has also interned at a state attorney general's office, the Housing Law Clinic at the Legal Services Center in Jamaica Plain, MA, and the Immigration and Refugee Clinic at Greater Boston Legal Services

Education. Jennie holds a BA from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and is admitted to the New York State Bar.

Writing career. Jennie has also worked as a writer/editor for the last decade. She has written for companies and publications including Yahoo!, Kimpton Hotels, The New York Times, and NewYorker.com. She is thrilled to be working at Nolo in a rare position that allows her to utilize her expertise in both law and writing on a daily basis. She finds it especially rewarding to work in estate planning—an area of law that is applicable to pretty much everyone—and to help make the legal system just a touch more approachable.


Articles By Jennie Lin

Missouri Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Missouri.
Mississippi Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Mississippi.
Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) From Retirement Accounts
Eventually, you must take money out of your non-Roth retirement accounts every year—or pay hefty penalties.
Massachusetts Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Massachusetts.
Kansas Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Kansas.
Indiana Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Indiana.
Arizona Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Iowa.
Utah Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Utah.
Florida Power of Attorney Laws
A durable POA allows someone to help you with your financial matters if you ever become incapacitated—here's how to make one in Florida.
Inheritance Tax
Only six (soon to be five) states still impose an inheritance tax.